James G. Hromas

James G. Hromas received a Bennett Fellow award from the School of International Studies at Oklahoma State University. Hromas is a retired associate professor of Marketing in the College of Business Administration and maintained the Lawrence L. Boger Professor of International Studies in the SIS department.

He was the past director of the International Education and Outreach (now International Studies and Outreach) and was responsible for directing the IE&O and School of International Studies programs at OSU.

The Bennett Fellows Program recruits individuals from around the world who have a common purpose of addressing issues in a complex global environment and have made outstanding contributions to the social, political and/or economic issues of the world.

Dr. Hromas is a leader in international education who puts forth great effort to prepare students to lead in a diverse world. With his leadership in the global environment, expertise and innovative ideas he is a great example of a Bennett Fellow and an international leader.

Bennett Fellows are selected from a wide range of fields and disciplines including academe, business, government, the media, the military and the non-profit sector.

During Hromas’ tenure at IE&O he provided leadership to the School of International Studies programs, and provided the leadership in internationalizing the OSU campus through strategies involving faculty, staff, students along with community, state, national and international communities.